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Bothrops insularis

Golden Lancehead Viper

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 120 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 200 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops insularis  ACHUAR-SHIWIAR Makánch, AGUARUNA Bakánch, Jamunsé, AKAWAIO Saroorooimo, Scroorooimo, AMAHUACA Shánoo, Shanopán, AYMARA Kollan Catari, Palli, CALLAWALLA Ppejeto, CHAYAHUITA Tayohuan, Yamirin Tayohuan, CULINA Namacá, ENGLISH American Lancehead Pitviper, Golden Lancehead, Golden Lancehead Pitviper, Golden Lancehead Viper, Island Jararaca, Island Tree Viper, Island Viper, Island's Jararaca, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, Queimada Grande Insellanzenotter, Queimada Grande Pitviper, Queimada Island Bothrops, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale Insulaire, Vipère Fer De Lance, Vipère Insulaire, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Insel Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, GUARANI Yarará, HUAMBISA Makanch, Muash Napi, Tsere Makanch, KAMAKAN Dká Hiä, MINICA HUITOTO Ivanica, MURUI HUITOTO Iuana, PEMON Saroorooimö, Scroorooimö, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', Tamakas, PIRO Myamtujwe, PORTUGUESE Caicaca, Jararacá Da Ilha Da Queimada Grande, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararaca Ilhoa, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jergon, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, UNCODED LANGUAGES Island Viper, Queimada Grande Viper, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Taya, Yoperojobobo, URUBú-KAAPOR Yarak, WARAO Juba Aka, Juba Naka, Nakujuba, Tobejuba ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Bothrops

  • American lanceheads
  • V. Species Bothrops insularis

  • Golden lancehead viper
  • VI. snakeID

  • 201
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops insularis (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).